If you struggle with skin conditions your hands probably have it the worst in the winter, I completely understand your pain, the cold dry air sucks all the moisture out of your skin leaving them dry and cracked and sore. If you work in the food industry and have to wash your hands frequently with heavy detergents you probably know exactly what I’m talking about. Going outside the last thing you want in low temperatures is to get frostbite, that’s why it’s important to take extra care of your hands in the cold weather.
Try Buying a Good Pair of Winter Gloves
Cold hands are the worst especially if you’re going to be spending a good amount of time out in the cold that’s why it’s important, to avoid frostbite, to buy a nice thick pair of winter gloves that will keep your hands warm for long periods of time.
TIP: You can buy hand warmers to put in your socks and gloves for extra warmth.
Moisturize Your Hands Daily
The frigid dry winter air can dry out your skin on your hands and that can cause them to crack and bleed that’s why it’s important to apply hand cream as needed, usually a few times a day if the skin is extremely dry for best results. Make sure you find a good one with quality moisturizing ingredients.
Wash Your Hands
With the current pandemic, it’s extremely important for us to all do our part by washing our hands in order to lessen the spread. So please, wash your hands.
As you are aware now, it is extremely important to take extra care of our hands in the winter as they are sensitive to the cold weather and they take care of us so we should take care of them!